Human Resources

The City of Sioux Falls is more than just a place to work. When you join our team, you join a community of more than 1,350 people in 12 diverse departments who are committed to doing the very best for our residents, visitors, and businesses.

The Human Resources Department makes sure that we attract and hire the best workforce to serve our community. There’s a role for every interest from public safety and health to culture and recreation, from technology to internal operations.

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Why Sioux Falls?

The City of Sioux Falls takes pride in being an Employer of Choice. We pride ourselves on our culture, values, compensation and benefits. Apply now to join a team that helps take care of today for a better tomorrow. Sioux Falls consistently ranks among the top places to live and work because our employees partner with local businesses and community members to provide infrastructure, safe neighborhoods, and recreation opportunities.

Our core values of safety, teamwork, innovation, character, and respect build community from the inside out. Our employees have a strong sense of accomplishment, supportive colleagues, and professional growth through learning and training. Team members achieve job satisfaction every day with the knowledge that their service supports the high quality of life this community enjoys.

Compensation and Benefits

Among other benefits, you'll enjoy a salary competitive with other public and industry positions, including step advancements.

  • The City participates in the South Dakota Retirement System, and employees receive a 6 -percent match. Additionally, employees may choose to enroll in a Deferred Compensation Plan.
  • The City offers health, dental, and vision insurance with competitive rates for single, two-party, and family benefits.
  • Employees receive eleven paid holidays and two personal leave days each calendar year.
  • New employees are granted 40 hours of vacation at time of hire and accrue an additional two weeks in their first year. Sick leave accrues over 96 hours per year.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Sioux Falls does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, ancestry, pregnancy, age, genetic information, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Know your rights: Workplace discrimination is illegal.

If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact 605-367-8740 or